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The unpiloted Russian Progress 77 cargo spacecraft undocked from the International Space Station while attached to the Pirs docking compartment at 6:55 a.m. EDT.

Thomas Pesquet: Today the Olympics start in Tokyo, but we held the very first space Olympics last week!!! For crew cohesion and fun, we put together a friendly competition between the Soyuz team and the Dragon team!

Thomas Pesquet: Playing with the fish-eye lens, and capturing all seven windows.

Inside The Space Station At Night

Thomas Pesquet: I love the light in this picture: green LED's light up the US lab module, warmer evening lights in Node-2, and the light reflected on Earth by the Sun projects on the ceiling. Not sure what Shane was taking a picture of, but it was in daylight!

Madagascar Seen From Orbit

Thomas Pesquet: I have trouble fitting Madagascar into the frame! The island is almost a continent, with incredible colours. 🇲🇬

The Calorimetric Electron Telescope (CALET), in operation on the International Space Station since 2015, collected a large sample of cosmic-ray iron over a wide energy interval.

Thomas Pesquet: This is what Columbus looks like at night now that all our experiments have arrived! The pink light is not for our evening mood, it's for a plant growth experiment, as it improves the crop yields.

Thomas Pesquet: Usually we clean up the Space Station on Saturday, but yesterday we had a new arrival: the SpaceX Cargo Dragon, so we spent all day unpacking.

The early morning hues of an orbital sunrise are pictured from the International Space Station as it soared 264 miles above the China-Russia border in far eastern Asia near the the Sea of Japan.

Cosmonaut On A Spacewalk

Thomas Pesquet: Anybody who thinks that spacewalks are a walk in the park are wrong!

When we talk about "racks" on Space Station, this is what we mean: contained volumes with a rounded back (that fits against the module shell) and a flat front (facing the inside of the modules).

The first two of six new solar arrays for the International Space Station have been loaded into Dragon's unpressurized spacecraft trunk.

It was a pleasure to watch with you Aki, glad somebody shares a love of 🏉, we might even have converted Shane from 🏈. Bring on the JR TopLeague finals... but I don't have a jersey this time!

Four astronauts splashed down safely in the Gulf of Mexico Sunday, completing NASA's first commercial crew, long-duration mission aboard the International Space Station.

The trash-filled ISS Progress 75 (75P) resupply ship, with the full Moon above the Earth's horizon, is pictured separating from the International Space Station shortly after undocking from the Zvezda service module.

Fermenting Grape Juice In Space

NASA astronaut and Expedition 64 Flight Engineer Shannon Walker exhibits sample bags collected from the Grape Juice Fermentation study aboard the International Space Station.

How The Space Station Vents Ammonia

Ammonia is pictured venting from jumper cables on the Early Ammonia System (EAS) on the outside of the International Space Station.

An external pallet packed with old nickel-hydrogen batteries is pictured shortly after mission controllers in Houston commanded the Canadarm2 robotic arm to release it into space.

NASA astronaut Kate Rubins (lower left) is pictured during a spacewalk in this oblique view with one of the International Space Station's huge solar arrays extending beyond her.

NASA astronauts Kate Rubins (lower left) and Victor Glover (upper right) are pictured during a spacewalk to install solar array modification kits on the International Space Station.

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